2 Days in Montreal Itinerary: How To Spend the Perfect Weekend

Planning a trip to Canada? Here’s my detailed 2 days in Montreal itinerary. Montreal is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. Montreal is a beautiful French-Canadian metropolis. After Paris, it’s the world’s largest French speaking city. The city has a decidedly European vibe, with quaint cobbled lanes and yesteryear architecture. Montreal is renowned for … Read more

3 Great Restaurants For Dinner In Montreal

On my recent solo geographical cure, I visited Montreal during the week in mid-September. That time frame meant I didn’t have to make reservations at Montreal’s trendy new restaurants. Provided I arrived reasonably early. I’ve gotten used to eating solo. I often sit at the bar. But I don’t mind. As long as the food … Read more

Guide To the Chateau Ramezay in Montreal

You can’t help but stumble upon the lovely Chateau Ramezay, must see destination in Vieux Montreal. It’s on the main drag and across the street from the City Hall. If you’re a history buff, it’s definitely worth an inspection. Built in 1705, the chateau is an architectural gem of the ancien régime. It tells the … Read more

What To Expect on a Delicious Secret Food Tour in Montreal

Here’s my guide to taking a Secret Food Tour in Montreal Canada. Montreal is known as a foodie city — home to tasty bagels, luscious pastries, trendy restaurants, and inventive cafes. I’ve also heard it called “Sin City,” perhaps a reference to the gluttony and excess of its food scene. While I was there, I … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To the Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal’s Cultural Heart

Here’s my guide to visiting the Musée des Beaux Arts, or Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. The museum is the oldest museum in Canada and the cultural heart of Montreal. It’s an extraordinary art complex, unexpectedly avant garde for a fine arts museum, and a must see site in Montreal. I loved it! The expansive … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To the Jewel of Montreal: the Blue-Hued Basilica Notre-Dame

Here’s my guide to visiting Montreal’s Basilica Notre-Dame. The church is Montreal’s most famous landmark and a must see site in Montreal for culture vultures. Built in the Gothic Revival style, its azure blue interior is a revelation. You feel like you’re admiring a rather gaudy classical painting, not standing inside a church. Built between … Read more